How to Remove Tarnish From Sterling Silver?
Posted on Jul 20 2011 at 08:03:05 AM in House & Garden
In case your jewelry are badly tarnished or have teapots, etc., you may seek for a way to clean it . Cleaners Fulham provide an easy natural way how to do that. What should you do?
To begin cover the inside bottom of a glass heat proof dish and place a piece of aluminum foil, shiny side up inside it. Put the tarnished silver in the bottom of the dish and add 1 big tablespoon of baking soda. After that slowly start pouring boiling water over it until it covers the silver piece. The tarnish will gradually collect on the aluminum foil and in that way clean the sterling.
After fulfilling that task remove your silver and rinse well. Then polish.
Another appropriate option for jewelry and other items, is the baking sod. You just have to prepare a paste of baking soda and water. Apply it and start rubbing gently. After that rinse with water and then polish dry with a soft cloth. You can just sprinkle baking soda on a damp cloth and rub it on the silverware until tarnish disappears.
Alternatively you can also use toothpaste to clean off tarnish. Apply a small amount of toothpaste on the silver surface and place it under warm water. Work it into a foam. Rinse well. For stubborn stains or where there is a lot of hard to reach places, work with a soft toothbrush.
For your flatware, first wash in warm water and dish soap solution. Cleaners Ealing advises you to be careful during the cleaning process. According to them you shoukd not allow your hollow handled silverware soak in the water as a combination of heat, water, and detergent may loosen soldering.